Fee Freeman is a bold and creative storyteller and communications strategist with a decade of experience in nonprofits, policy, and political communication. She is the Founder and Principal at Fee Freeman Consulting, where she offers custom staff training and consulting to help nonprofits partner with their constituents to tell ethical and engaging stories that raise money, build community, and inspire people to action.
Fee has secured media coverage for nonprofits in top outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN, and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from individuals through direct mail and online fundraising campaigns. For the last six years, she has managed communications, external relations, and digital fundraising for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Atlanta – the largest refugee resettlement agency in the SE.
Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, Fee first came to the U.S. in 2007 when she was selected as a Georgia Rotary Student Program scholarship recipient and spent a year studying at Georgia Southern University. She went on to earn a BA in Journalism with a Minor in Human Rights from the University of Roehampton in London and an MA in Political Communication from the University of Leeds, beforeserving for three years as Assistant Policy Officer at Children in Scotland, where she designed and conducted participatory human rights-based research and consultation with children and young people in order to produce policy recommendations for the Scottish Government.
Fee was honored to be included in the Green Party of England and Wales “30 under 30” Class of 2012, the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network – Atlanta Chapter “30 under 30” Class of 2018, and the Georgia Center for Nonprofits High Potential Diverse Leaders Class of 2017. She has the privilege of teaching ethical storytelling, digital fundraising, and nonprofit marketing to hundreds of professionals each year.